Deputy Headteacher – Denbigh Community Primary School

Denbigh Community Primary is an OFSTED rated ‘Outstanding’ school and proud member of the Centurion Multi-Academy Trust.

Centurion Multi-Academy Trust aims to realise the vision of their founder schools to build a shared  learning community in support of the educational potential and life chances of nearly 1600 pupils.

Centurion Multi-Academy Trust provides opportunities for schools to work closely to utilise significant  school improvement expertise and to formalise and strengthen our partnerships for the benefits of pupils and staff.

Denbigh is a large two form entry school with over 450 pupils. Our school vision is Imagine – Believe – Achieve. We strive to provide our children with the best possible learning experience and are relentless in this pursuit.

What we can offer you:

  • Enthusiastic children who live their school life by our Denbigh Characters;

Determined, Explorers, Networkers, Brave, Independent, Gracious and Happy.

  • Excellent personal and professional development opportunities.
  • A nurturing, professional and innovative work environment.
  • An experienced and talented team of staff with supportive trustees and wider school / community.
  • The opportunity to be involved in the wider life of our Trust
  • Learning and development tailored to your role.

The ideal candidate would have:

  • Commitment to the ethos of the school
  • To be highly organised with experience of forward planning and strategic thinking
  • The ability to demonstrate excellence in teaching and learning and have a successful track record in raising standards in pupil attainment.
  • The ability to maintain good relationships with pupils and hold high standards of behaviour; support children to meet their behaviour needs and ensure children are ready to learn.
  • An ability to successfully implement actions based on evaluative research and investigation.
  • The ability to work as part of a team and manage a team effectively.
  • The ability to establish excellent relationships with children and parents, promoting aspirational achievement and progress for all groups of pupils including children with Special Educational Needs.
  • An ability to coach teachers to strengthen their areas for development and heighten their strengths.
  •  A positive attitude and solutions driven approach to overcoming barriers.
  • To have a strong working knowledge of Safeguarding and experience in managing safeguarding cases from start to finish.
  • A good use of ICT for learning, ideally with experience of iPads.
  • A willingness to learn and grow professionally.
  • The knowledge and skills to advise and cooperate with the Headteacher and other teachers on the preparation and development of the school’s curriculum, teaching materials and programmes of study, methods of teaching, assessment and pastoral arrangements.
  • The ability to engage actively in Performance Management and Professional Development to ensure professional skills are developed and kept up to date.
  • A high expectation of oneself and others; the ability to lead by example and share skills and expertise with others.

Please apply by writing a letter of application of no more than two sides of A4 detailing your expression of interest with reference to the job description and person specification linked to this post.

Denbigh Community Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and we expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. As such an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) disclosure will be sought along with other relevant employment checks deemed appropriate

Applications can be obtained from and returned to:

Salary: L11- L16

Hours: Full Time

Contract Type: Permanent

Location: Denbigh Community Primary School

Start date: September 2024

Closing date: 10/05/2024

Interview: Week commencing 20/05/2024